Chickens Plus Tomatoes Equal…

Nah, it’s not chicken parmesan. Although that does sound good right about now. Pretty sure I have emergency rations of tomato sauce, wine and parmesan, too, so I could totally make this happen.

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Website Overhaul!

…yeah, this isn’t so much a remodel as it as a tear down and rebuild operation!

Where have I been for all these years you ask? Oh, you know. Nowhere in particular. Mostly just hiding in my office, furiously typing while pouring coffee down my throat. Occasionally cowering beneath the desk, phone in one hand and coffee cup in the other. Which only happens daily when deadline panic gets to be a bit much.

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5 Pest Repelling Plants Every Gardener Needs

Marigolds and mosquito plants are probably the first things that come to mind when you think about pest-repellent plants. Truth is, there’s a whole world of interesting annuals and perennials that will help you drive away bugs, mice, deer and more. Here are some species that can help you eliminate a pest problem—and I’ve shared a recipe for an all-natural insect repellent for those of you who would rather avoid DEET!

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8 Ways to Reuse Your Coffee Grounds

If you’re like me, you’ve got to have that morning cup (or pot) of coffee every morning. That means you have an endless supply of coffee grounds that you’re probably just throwing away. Surprisingly, even something as simple as used coffee grounds has a number of good uses. Here’s a few of the ways you can reuse them!

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5 Organic Ways to Rid Yourself of Weeds

Spring is on the way, and if there’s one thing that rural Ohioans have in spades, it’s weeds. Even if you have a perfectly manicured landscape, weed seeds blow in from nearby fields and forests, which makes it impossible to keep your lawn and garden 100% weed free. If you’re sick of battling weeds but you’d rather not use chemical herbicides, here are five things you can do to make the job easier.

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